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Chickpea Blondies {gluten free, healthy}

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Chickpea Blondies

When you're craving cookies but you don't want to add to your midsection, these chickpea blondies are a great option! They are tasty and sweet while remaining healthy and low fat! Even my picky little eaters asked for seconds, and that's saying a lot!
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Calories 142 kcal

Equipment

  • Blender or Food Processor

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1/4 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Drain and rinse chickpeas
  • Place chickpeas on a paper towel and using another paper towel, dry chickpeas using a rubbing motion
  • This will help remove the skins; discard the skins
  • Place dry chickpeas in blender or food processor with all ingredients except chocolate chips and blend until smooth
  • Stir in chocolate chips (optional)
  • Pour batter into greased 8×8 baking dish and bake for 25 minutes
  • Allow to cool completely before serving so they are set (otherwise they will fall apart)

Notes

Makes 8 servings
Macros per serving (without chocolate chips): Calories 142, Carbs 17.2g, Fiber 2.2g, Fat 6g, Protein 5g
Macros per serving (with chocolate chips): Calories 152, Carbs 18.3g, Fiber 2.2g, Fat 6.5g, Protein 5.2g

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal
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